L-3 Communications (NYSE:LLL) announced today that its Vertex Aerospace division has commenced performance on a previously announced contract to provide full contractor logistics support (CLS) for the U.S. Air Force (USAF) KC-10 aircraft fleet. A competitor protest, following the program’s award in June 2016 to L-3, has been denied by the Government Accountability Office.
The approximate total value of this firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity requirements contract is expected to reach $1.9 billion over a nine-year performance period that starts with a six-month phase-in that began on September 27, 2016.
“As a CLS provider, L-3 is committed to delivering excellent performance to the Air Force,” said Michael T. Strianese, L-3’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “This KC-10 contract award gives L-3 the opportunity to provide the Air Force and a key international ally with engineering innovation and affordable, best value solutions and services. This new business win also adds a new aircraft to our scope of CLS work and expands our business base.”
Under the contract, L-3 will provide Contractor Operated and Maintained Base Supply (COMBS), Field Service Representative (FSR) and depot maintenance support for 59 USAF KC-10 aircraft, as well as COMBS and FSR support for the Aerial Refueling System for two Royal Netherlands Air Force KDC-10 aircraft.
Source: L-3 Communications
Date: Oct 11, 2016